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Astronomers Discover Earliest Black Holes at Dawn of Universe

Posted by ChevScience on June 16, 2011

ScienceDaily (June 15, 2011) — Astronomers have been peering farther and farther into space, and back in time, using the world’s most powerful telescopes to detect galaxies billions of light years away that existed when the universe was just a fraction of its current age. But detecting the giant black holes thought to lurk at the centers of those galaxies has proven much more difficult.

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